LG 42 Litres Microwave Oven and Grill with Smart Inverter – Review and Specs

Microwaves are very important for anybody that want to quickly either bring food to warm or defrost frozen meat very quickly. There are a plethora of choices when it comes to buying a microwave in today’s market, we are going to be talking about the LG 42L Microwave Oven with Smart Inverter (officially known by the code MH8265CIS ) today. I know you are wondering what an inverter got to do with a microwave; we talk about that in a minute. LG is very ubiquitous in kitchens today, there is hardly any kitchen that does not have at least one of the brand’s products, they need no introduction. I’ll talk about the specifications for this inverter in the following paragraphs in our usual plain English.

LG Microwave 42L

Smart Inverter

Let’s quickly understand why a microwave oven will feature something called an inverter, I’m sure you’ve been wondering. We gave a brief introduction on how inverter electronics work in our other article. LG has almost perfected over this technology over the years and you’ll find it in their ACs and Refrigerators. LG’s Smart Inverter technology provides precise cooking power to reheat and defrost a wide range of foods faster than ever. Thanks to precise temperature control, you can cook a variety of dishes that microwaves were previously never able to prepare. Conventional ovens turn OFF and ON but an inverter oven will allow you to select just the right power you need to make your food.

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Smart Microwave Oven vs Conventional

Even Heating and Defrosting

This LG Neo allows you to heat every dish to an even temperature using delicate temperature controls for a more satisfying, tastier dining experience. By adjusting the temperature to fit the job, meat can be evenly and thoroughly defrosted more perfectly than you’ve ever experienced, it lets you evenly defrost your frozen meat or fish. Tests with a conventional Oven defrosted about 76% of the sample compared to the 93% achieved by the smart inverter. This means you select the heating mode you want and be rest assured that your meat will be ready for you completely when you are back. The innovative hexagonal ring stabilizes the heating turntable with six support points (instead of the conventional 4 points), which prevents off-center items from tipping and spilling during cooking.


Faster Cooking and Stable Working

With up to 1200W of power available to you, the cooking time is reduced. Tests carried out on some food samples indicated faster cooking; conventional oven warmed milked 160% longer, used 150% more time to make popcorn, and needed 160% more time to cook Chicken compared to the LG Neo Microwave. The NeoChefTM can also adapt to incoming power levels, which means you can always count on your microwave to perform, even in areas with low voltage, limited electricity, or a low-incoming power supply (minimum 300W). It can work with as little as 150V, unlike a conventional oven that needs a minimum of about 170V to operate.

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Tasty Grilling and Healthy Charcoal Flavour.

This device apart from been a Microwave oven also serves as a grill. You can easily and evenly sear and crisp your food to grilled perfection without having to deal with a hot stove. Your chicken comes out dark brown grilled and not light brown like conventional electric grills. The Charcoal Lighting Heater’s revolutionary charcoal filament provides a natural way to cook more flavorful meals in less time. Charcoal heating enhances heat absorption just like real charcoal grilling so that you can cook the way it’s supposed to be. The Anti-Bacterial EasyClean™ interior coating makes cleaning simple and convenient. Just a few wipes are all it takes to clean the microwave interior. The coating eliminates 99.99% of harmful bacteria from adhering to the surface.


Final Words

The LG Neo 42L Microwave Oven with Smart Inverter is a product to recommend. The 42L capacity is bigger than other medium-size ovens that can only boast 40 litres. With a 10-year parts warranty on the Magnetron, this is a mark of reliability. It is very versatile with capacities to Warm, Cook, Grill, Defrost and even ferments yoghurt, this is one to own. Its ability to also work with low voltage down to 130V is a very attractive feature.

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